Anna Van Loenen

Prairie View resident, Anna Van Loenen, passed away Sunday, March 10, at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, KS at the age of 86.  She was born March 4, 1927 in Phillips County, KS to Henry & Alie (Tien) Pakkebier.


Her husband, Buford, daughter, Amy, and son, Buford, Jr. preceded her in death.


Survivors include her son, Rodger, of Prairie View; daughters, Beverly Schemper of Prairie View and Linda Levene of Tucson, AZ; brothers, Tenis Pakkebier of Prairie View and Marvin Pakkebier of LaCrosse, KS; one sister, Sylvia Kats of Norton, KS; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Prairie View Reformed Church, Prairie View, with Pastor Ian Van Leeuwen officiating.  Burial will follow in the Prairie View Cemetery.


Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 – 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, with the family receiving friends Wed. evening from

7 – 8 p.m.


Memorial contributions may be given to the Prairie View Senior Center or Phillips County Home Health.  Online condolences to:


Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, is in charge of arrangements.